Religious exemptions to vaccine mandates

Until courts sift through the claims, the impact of vaccine mandates and religious exemptions will depend primarily on decisions made by individuals that promote or undercut the goals of public health and the responsible exercise of religious liberty.

What is going on in the fight over LGBTQ nondiscrimination and foster care?

The Fulton decision was not as sweeping a victory for religious objectors to same-sex marriage as CSS and many of its allies hoped. Nor was the decision as fatal to protections for LGBTQ people as Philadelphia and some of its allies feared. Instead, the Supreme Court resolved the case before it, giving little guidance for future religious freedom conflicts.

Court should uphold nondiscrimination in government contracts

BJC General Counsel Holly Hollman looks at the Fulton v. Philadelphia case, which is a legal clash over religious objections to same-sex marriage and nondiscrimination policies that protect the LGBTQ community being fought in a particularly sensitive arena: the government’s foster care system.